The 2020 Annual Recognition Awards were presented on a series of Facebook Live events on August 18th to 20th. Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) is pleased to highlight the recipient of the Commitment to Justice Award, Juliette Lippman, Esq.
The Commitment to Justice Award was established by Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) in 2011. The award honors members of the community whose work reflects and embodies the mission of CCLA to improve the lives of low-income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation and empowerment.
Juliette Lippman, Esq. is a partner at Birnbaum, Lippman, & Gregoire, PLLC, a U.S. News and World Report Top Law Firm. Ms. Lippman practices exclusively in the area of marital and family law and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. Lippman has been an advocate for legal aid programs for years, and most recently as the President of the Florida Bar Foundation. On our local level she has taken pro bono cases, trained and mentored attorneys, participated in our Holiday Adopt a family program, and served on fundraising and special event committees. She continually brings resources to bear that improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of our community.
“Pro bono work means taking the initiative to help our fellow citizens. When I became a lawyer I made a commitment to play and active, positive role in the community in which I work and live. Our justice system is an exemplary system when all citizens are well-represented.” Juliette Lippman.
The firm is involved with the MISSION UNITED Veterans Pro Bono Project. When it became apparent that there was a need for mentors in family law, Juliette stepped up. They took it upon themselves to volunteer as mentors and also by recruiting family law attorneys to serve as mentors. The also generously hosted training courses for the volunteers. She received the Florida Bar Association, Family Law Chair’s Special Award of Merit presented in recognition of outstanding service, dedication and loyalty to the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar Association (2009-2010) and the Broward County Bar Association Joseph J. Carter Professionalism Award for exhibiting the highest degree of professionalism in terms of respect for the law and preservation of decorum and integrity of the legal system (2009).